Me @ Trinity

38783107_10217780133120135_896594931508838400_nThis week, as a new Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) student (teaching and preaching concentration), I went to the New Students Orientation (2 days for international students) and started attending classes at Trinity International University / Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

As I was listening to Dr. Wayne Johnson, Associate Dean of TEDS and my professor for Biblical Theology and Interpretation, during the orientation, I was thinking, “How did I get here?”  Because I am just a poor probinsyano and former drug addict from a poor province of the Philippines.

39580667_10217873665458385_2917669647513812992_nThen I thought, “What am I doing?”  Because I do not have the funds to pay for my tuition.  And I also feared that I may not be able to make it academically in this world-renowned and greatly esteemed (and rightly so) institution.

But, as I always do…  I just keep on keeping on.  The goal: for me to study and get equipped to train and mentor pastors and church planters for unreached people groups worldwide.

Please pray for me.  More than ever, I need prayer.


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